Oracle Solaris Critical Patch Update : oct2015_SRU11_1_15_4_0

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86530


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch from CPU oct2015.


This Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address a critical security update :

- Vulnerability in the Solaris component of Oracle Sun Systems Products Suite (subcomponent: Gzip). Supported versions that are affected are 10 and 11.2. Difficult to exploit vulnerability requiring logon to Operating System. Successful attack of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some Solaris accessible data as well as read access to a subset of Solaris accessible data and ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Solaris. (CVE-2015-2642)


Install the oct2015 CPU from the Oracle support website.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86530

File Name: solaris_oct2015_SRU11_1_15_4_0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/22

Modified: 2016/04/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2642

OSVDB: 129144, 129145, 129146, 129147, 129148, 129149, 129150, 129151, 129152, 129153, 129154, 129162, 129163